Interactive investigation Events

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An extra dimension to your crime solving fun!

Our adaptable Interactive Investigations will keep you on your toes, with or without food service, these mysteries can unfold anywhere, from dining rooms to several rooms and locations in any venue. These events feature the usual After Dark theatrics plus clues and puzzles to keep your little grey cells busy as you sleuth your way to victory. 


We can tailor the show to any venue or event; be it a journey on a train, a trip through a stately home, or a mission in a library, from an easy-to-solve family event or a more challenging case for the seasoned detective. Scroll down for our themes and visit our picture gallery to see our events in action!


Listen very carefully. We shall say this only once! The French Resistance has sent one of its operatives to Paris to pick up a painting that's been stolen from a Nazi vault. When the team from Cafe Rene go to meet him, though, they discover he's been killed and the painting is missing! Can you discover who's the double agent?

It’s time to discover Who? What? And Where? When the remains of a body are discovered in the cellar of the Black estate, it transpires that the victim could only have been killed by one of six people in one of six locations by one of six weapons. So it’s time to roll the dice and see if you can solve which colourful character committed this cryptic crime.


When you get a band of Gangsters and Molls all in one room then someone is bound to end up dead. Especially when there’s a dirty rat in their midst. Will the power of the syndicate prevail? Or will all the illegal bootleg liquor prohibit you from getting to the bottom of this criminal case? You’d better work quickly before you end up swimming with the fishes or find yourself buried in concrete boots. Remember, if you solve this case you’ll have dodged a bullet!

Put another dime in the jukebox! It’s time for the annual Interstate 55 Pie contest and Happy Al’s Diner are proud to be hosting the celebrations this year. There’s just one problem, it looks like murder is on the menu as our contestants become suspects! If you’re hopelessly devoted to solving this crime, then don’t get stranded at the drive-in and branded a fool, come and lend a hand-jive in catching this killer! Will it be easy as pie or turn into a recipe for disaster?

For the first time in forever there’s a killer with a heart as cold as ice running loose in this kingdom and you’re going to have to catch them! Don’t just sit there chillin’, you’ll need to get looking for clues if you don’t want the case to go cold. It’s snow joke trying to solve this crime and you’ll need to make sure you don’t let it go or elsa another subzero suspect could end up catching their death!


A little party never killed nobody. Or did it?

It's the swinging twenties and The Gatsby Manor is the perfect place, for some, for a night of jubilations and Celebrations! Things take a turn for the worse when a guest ends up dead on their birthday. Who were they blackmailing and which cocktail spelt the end for this party goer?

Question the suspects, examine the evidence and uncover the truth in this classy criminal caper and avoid becoming a beautiful little fool!

Beneath the glitz and glamour of 1940’s Hollywood there are secrets and lies to uncover as you become embroiled in a murder at the movies! Could the Starlet be behind the slaying? Did the director have anything to do with the death? Was the leading man involved in the mystery? It’s time for action as you attempt to uncover the clues on set, separate the lies from the lines and see if you can take home the award for best detective and make the final cut…. before the killer does!

Take a trip down the rabbit hole on a maddeningly magical murder mystery. At a very special unbirthday party the Cheshire Cat has ended up dead and the inhabitants of Wonderland are all in the frame for the crime. Was the March Hare mad with anger? Did the Queen of Hearts take off his head? Or was it the White Rabbit who made our victim late? They’re all mad here, but someone is madder than the rest so you’re going to have to try and keep your head if you want to solve this crime!


“Here we go again”! Murder is the “Name of the Game”, and we need you to be a “Super Trouper” and “Take a Chance” on finding the killer who is hiding out in an Abba Tribute Band! Was Benny the Bad Guy? Agnetha the Assassin? Freda the Felon? Or are you looking for a natural Bjorn Killer? “Does your mother know?” who committed the crime because if you solve it “The Winner Takes It All”!

Did the butler do it? Not in this case. One of the family wanted his Lordship dead in order to get their inheritance and stop him meddling with their life. The only way you'll solve this crime is by talking to the servants and finding out which of their gossip is true and who had the most to gain. It'll take Teamwork to make the dream work in this Manor house, luckily the servants are on hand to attend to your every need!


Magic and Mystery collide as a murder plot unfolds and nothing is quite as it seems. The Chairman of a secret society has ended up dead and you are about to become embroiled in a magic circle of intrigue! Did the mentalist commit murder? Was the assistant an assassin? Could the Illusionist have done something illegal? The killer has got some tricks up their sleeve, just make sure you spot the evidence before it disappears. Can you solve the crime before the killer vanishes in a puff of smoke?

When there’s ancient treasure discovered in a long lost Egyptian Tomb, there’s only one man to call. Unfortunately Indiana wasn’t available so they sent for his little brother instead, soon to be embroiled in a murderous plot involving nefarious Nazis, mysterious mummies and a confounding curse. If you want to solve this crime you’ll have to dig for clues and try and whip up some alibis but don’t get wrapped up in all the red herrings or you might end up calling for your Mummy!

It’s time to get on board the night train to murder at the second annual Hercule Poirot look alike competition. Someone has let their little grey cells go to their head as last year’s winner is discovered dead and it’s up to you to discover which one of the dapper detective’s doppelgangers did the deed. You don’t have to look like the Belgium detective, but you’re certainly going to have to think like him if you’re going to solve this confounding crime and be crowned super sleuth of the night!

Mirror, Mirror on the wall - who is the most murderous of them all!

Once upon a time there was a murder in Story Book land and the suspects were the most notorious villains of all time. Was the Hatter mad enough to do it? Did Hook have a hand in the crime? Is Cruella's bark worse than her bite? Can you discover which of these bad guys is worse than the others and make sure this story has a happy ever after?

When the world's greatest detective receives an invitation to a murder he realises that the criminal may be someone closer than he ever imagined. In fact it could just be Sherlock himself! Can you untangle the villain's riddle and solve this crime before the killer escapes justice forever? Why it's elementary my dear detective, question the suspects, examine the evidence and uncover the truth as the game is definitely afoot!

Frontiers don’t get much more final than murder! There’s a killer on the crew of the starship and you’re going to need to beam up to find them out. Was the captain involved in the crime? Is the Admiral the Assassin? Could the doctor be responsible for the death? It’s a mystery, but not as you know it and no-one seems to understand the gravity of the situation so set your phasers to solve as you boldly go where no amateur sleuth has gone before…just don’t wear your red uniform!

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky and one of them is also a killer! The residents of Terror Towers are out for revenge on the oldest and deadliest member of the clan and it’s up to you to dig up the evidence before the witching hour strikes! Is the vampire the villain? Did the Wolfman do the Wicked Deed or has the mad professor got murder on the brain. You’ll have a scream in this monstrous murder mystery. Just make sure you’re not next!

It's time to share out the booty as the Captains and crews from the Pirate Clans meet on Pirate Island. All was going well in the truce they had arranged until someone killed the pirate leader and stole all the treasure. Did the Rum go to Captain Mac Pigeon’s head? Did Captain Darcy O’live lose control of her cutlass? Or did Captain Flint Gunmetal’s flintlock fire off a deadly shot? Which of these pirates has carried out their revenge in the worst way possible?

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